Archive for 2014

Jeff Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., to give lecture on “connectomics” at OHSU Research Week, May 6

The OHSU Graduate Student Organization is excited to welcome Jeff W. Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Ramon Y. Cajal Professor of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, to give a keynote lecture at OHSU Research Week. Dr. Lichtman’s talk, “Connectomics: What, Why and How?”, will take place Tuesday, May 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the OHSU Auditorium About Dr. Lichtman’s talk Connectional maps of … Read More

Two chances to win an iPad Mini at OHSU Research Week

If you haven’t already added sessions from OHSU Research Week to your calendar, here’s another incentive to sweeten the deal: Attend three or more sessions or events throughout the week and be entered to win one of two iPad Minis*. Be sure to pick up a Research Week passport at the check-in desk in the Old Library starting Monday, May 5 at 11 a.m. Must be present at the Awards Reception on Thursday, May 8 … Read More

Learn how to engage employees through career development, May 6

Nuts-N-Bolts: Engaging Employees through Career Development Tuesday, May 6, 9:15 to 11:45 a.m., Mac Hall 2201 Facilitated by Benjy Howe and Matt Morscheck Registration required through TrainingForce OHSU managers and supervisors: Did you know that engaged employees have significantly higher productivity, profitability, and customer ratings, less turnover and absenteeism, and fewer safety incidents?  It’s true, according to a recent study by the Gallup organization. Yet, according the same report, up to 70% of American workers … Read More

Editor of Science Careers to give OHSU Research Week keynote, May 7

Jim Austin, Ph.D., editor of Science Careers, a publication of Science and AAAS, has been invited by the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute to give a keynote lecture during OHSU Research Week. Dr. Austin’s talk, “I’m not here on business baby, I’m only here for fun,” is inspired by a Bruce Springsteen lyric that he taped to his desk during graduate school. Based on his experience both being a scientist and helping other people … Read More

Spring 2014 Tech Transfer newsletter

Check out the Technology Transfer & Business Development’s Spring 2014 newsletter. In this issue, we discuss: Non-Patented Technologies – Did you know less than half of the inventions that TTBD manages require patent applications to commercialize? See what technologies fall under this category. Federal Invention Reporting – Read how TTBD handles U.S. federal government invention reporting on behalf of OHSU. MedTech Alliance – This new program allows investors and industry representatives to stay current on early … Read More

OHSU Research Week 2014 program highlights

With over 300 OHSU students, postdocs, residents, faculty members, and research staff presenting their work at OHSU Research Week, May 5-9, 2014, in the Old Library Building, there’s no better time to explore the wide array of science being performed across our campuses. In addition to exhibiting our own research, we have an exceptional lineup of visiting keynote speakers joining us for Research Week, ranging from the head of the National Heart Lung and Blood … Read More

School of Dentistry students win research awards

Several students in the OHSU School of Dentistry have recently been recognized for their outstanding research efforts. Congratulations to all. Dental students win award from American Association of Public Health Dentistry Second-year dental students Amelia Stoker, Sydney Stoker, and Caroline DeVincenzi were awarded first place for the Predoctoral Dental Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Health Dentistry by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. The students spent three weeks in Kenya in September 2013 … Read More

New Clinical & Translational Research Center and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit open house, April 29

OCTRI’s Clinical and Translational Research Center and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit has recently undergone construction to provide first class care and research capabilities. Supported by heightened staffing, space and state-of-the-art equipment, this new unit will strengthen and elevate the care of patients with neurologic diseases and support clinical research across a broad spectrum. Please join us for an open house to learn more about the facility, tour and enjoy refreshments. Clinical and Translational Research Center and … Read More

Major changes to NIH and AHRQ grant resubmission policy that will make your life easier and better

Few things are as frustrating as writing a great grant that is not funded because the funding percentile is so low–and then having to figure out how to drastically revise it to meet the requirement of writing a “new” application. Effective now, that pain point is going away: As of April 17, 2014, the NIH and AHRQ no longer require new (A0) grant applications to demonstrate significant changes in scientific direction, even if the project was … Read More

Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., appointed associate vice president for basic research

Senior vice president for research Daniel M. Dorsa, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter G. Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D.,  as associate vice president for basic research. Dr. Barr-Gillespie has been with OHSU since 1999. After undergraduate studies at Reed College, Barr-Gillespie attended graduate school at the University of Washington, working with Joe Beavo; he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1988. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as a postdoc with Jim Hudspeth, first … Read More

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